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IMAGE OF THE DAY
08-01-2021
The active volcanic island of Fogo
Today's Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features Fogo, an active volcanic island located 400 miles off the coast of West Africa. Fogo, which means fire in Portugese, is part of the island nation of Cabo Verde in the central Atlantic Ocean.  Pico de Fogo is the cone at the summit of the volcano that forms the island. With an altitude of 9,280 feet above sea level, it is the highest peak in West Africa. Experts have determined that the entire...
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